Page-3 of Current Affairs - June, 2015

Satnam Singh Bhamara becomes first Indian to be drafted by a NBA team

Satnam Singh Bhamara became the first Indian born basketball player to be drafted in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was chosen by the Dallas Mavericks team as the 52nd pick in the NBA Draft. He was selected amongst the 60 young men who will play in the next season of NBA. About Satnam Singh ..

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India becomes most attractive investment destination: BPI 2015

India has become most attractive investment destination in world after it was ranked first among 110 countries in a ranking of destinations for attractiveness to foreign investors. The ranking was based on baseline profitability index (BPI) 2015. In this edition of China was placed at the 65th position and US was placed at the 50th. ..

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Australia to join China led AIIB

Australia has decided to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as a founding member. In this regard, Australia will contribute paid-in capital of 718.5 million US dollars over next five years i.e. till 2020.  With this investment it will become sixth largest shareholder in AIIB. About Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) AIIB is ..

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Light Combat Helicopter successfully clears hot weather trials at Jodhpur

Indigenously developed Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) prototype has been successfully cleared hot weather trials at Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The testing involved temperature survey of engine bay and hydraulic system apart from handling qualities, assessment of performance and loads at different all up weights etc. With this successful test it will pave way for the Initial Operational ..

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Tribal women entitled to inherit property in accordance with Hindu Succession Act: HP-HC

Himachal Pradesh High Court has ruled that the daughters in tribal areas in the state shall inherit the property in accordance with Hindu Succession Act, 1956. This landmark judgment will help to bring a new resolution in the tribal society’s inoder to grant equal rights to the girls and bring down gender disparity. The ruling ..

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Andhra Pradesh government to form Krishi Cabinet

Andhra Pradesh government has decided to form a Cabinet sub-committee named as Krishi Cabinet. This sub-committee will focus on the challenges of the Primary Sector Mission of state government undertaken to make agriculture and its allied activities profitable and sustainable for all-round improvement of the rural economy. Decision in this regard was taken by state ..

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